Early season testing started for the Santa Cruz Syndicate with mechanics, engineers and riders arriving in the town of Imperia, Italy, for three days of extensive testing aboard the latest Santa Cruz full carbon V-10’s. The bikes were decked out with the Syndicate’s newest sponsor products from Fox and Shimano. The Syndicate’s choice to join forces with Shimano and Fox proved to be a great decision as the test session was incredibly successful.
Winter, a great season to be part of here in the Mammoth Lakes area. But, with winter close approaching the eastern sierras my buddies and myself where in search of one last great ride to close out the fall riding season. So throughout much discussion and searching for the last great ride of the 2011 fall season we picked out a ride that most people only dream of.
Mt.Buller, VIC, Australia, January 22, 2012 – The sun was out all weekend in the Australian alpine, to set the tone for Team Norco International’s first Downhill event of the year- Round #2 of the Gravity Cup at Mt.Buller. With a lot of big changes in regards to equipment and training, Bryn and I used this Aussie National to get a feel for the new bikes, go through the motions of racing, and build confidence- checking off another couple of podiums.
Australian National Series Round 2 // Mt Buller, Victoria. Team Monster Energy Factory Specialized riders Troy Brosnan and Sam Hill both made the trip interstate from their homes, eager to defend their 1-2 success at the opening National race four weeks earlier. “I was really happy to have taken the win at round 1 in Thredbo. Since then I have been back home focusing on my training and getting ready for the upcoming World Cup season,” commented Troy. “Mt Buller has always been one of my favorite tracks so it’s great to be over here this weekend to mix...
Check out this edit of an evening out at the Post Office jumps! With the dry weather this January, Post Office has been the place to be! Sundown sesh after sundown sesh, it's been nothing but good times. The guys from Mission Adrenaline stopped by one evening to do some shooting and put this edit together. Check it out!
Vancouver, BC - Norco Bicycles has partnered with Jill Kintner and Bryn Atkinson, as title sponsor, to re-launch the Norco World Team. For 2012 the team will racing the downhill race scene aboard the newly designed AURUM downhill bike. Bryn and Jill are dedicated to reaching podium positions at every race they attend and representing Norco on the world stage.